Copa Libertadores Review: Lanus score five as Chapecoense draw

Lanus place five previous Zulia as Chapecoense were held by Nacional in the Copa Libertadores on Tuesday.
Lautaro Acosta, Jose Sand, German Denis, Alejandro Silva and Nicolas Pasquini were on target in Lanus’ 5-0 rout of going to Zulia.
Acosta opened the scoring in the fifth minute, nipping in front of his opponent to poke the ball previous Renny Vega at Estadio Ciudad de Lanus.
Lanus piled around the goals inside the second half, scoring 4 from the 47th minute onwards as the Argentine outfit moved best of Group 7 following the 1-1 draw in between Chapecoense and Nacional.
Grief-stricken Chapecoense have been riding an eight-game winning streak in all competitions prior to kick-off, having won the second stage of Santa Catarina’s state championship on Sunday.
Chapecoense claimed their first title because last November’s tragic plane crash, which killed 71 people on board en route to Medellin for the first leg of your Copa Sudamericana final against Atletico Nacional.
Reinaldo – who scored against Joinville on the weekend – broke the deadlock from the penalty spot inside the 10th minute, much to the delight from the residence faithful.
But Chapecoense have been pegged back four minutes prior to half-time when Hugo Silveira equalised for the Uruguayan visitors.
Meanwhile, Sporting Cristal as well as the Strongest played out a goalless stalemate in Group 2.


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